Realize the collective power of community, DNA science, and sequencing technology


Genealogy has traditionally been used to find birth families and build family trees. Forensic genetic genealogy combines the Verogen direct-to-consumer database, GEDmatch, with DNA analysis to produce investigative leads with powerful results.

Learn more:
  • How genealogy fits into a forensic investigation workflow and how it differs from traditional familial searching
  • The challenges with using a general consumer assay for a forensic application
  • The privacy benefits a fit-for-purpose workflow offers both the consumer and the justice system
  • Recent examples of how forensic genetic genealogy has corrected mistakes and convicted offenders

Complete the form to download the application note.